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Hogged Stone

hogged stone

What Is The Definition Of Hogged Stone In Curling?

1. A hogged stone is a thrown stone that does not cross the far hog-line. It does not reach the free guard zone and is thus removed from play.

Why Is It Called A Hogged Stone?

A hogged stone gets its name from the hog-line. The hog-line’s name originates from old Scottish slang for a weak lamb.

Example Of How Hogged Stone Is Used In Commentary

1. Unexpectedly, Anna Hasselborg’s guard shot ended up a hogged stone, as it did not cross the hog-line. It will need to be removed from play, and Sweden ends up with a costly mistake.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Curling

Also Seen As:

1. Hogged rock

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